Author: Nevan McKiernan

Limited Offer On Society Semen

50% Reduction on the price of Straws of the following Society Bulls – Offer ends the 30th June 2019

Aimable (ZAB), Berry Mic (XBY), Derryharney Outstanding (DYU), Falstaff (FSF), Glasgow (OGW), Nevers (NRS), Noaille (NAL), Heracles M (ZHC), Padirac (PDC), Pompon (PMO), Suzerin-Gie (SUZ), Ton Univer (UTV), T-Urambo (TUB), Virtuose (VOE).

Noel Mc Goldrick is elected President of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society

Noel Mc Goldrick from just outside Drumlish in County Longford has been elected as the President of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society. Noel owns the Cloonohill Pedigree Charolais herd, which he set up in 1999. He has served on Council for three years now, having been elected to Council in 2016. During that time he has served as Treasurer of the Society. The Longford man is passionate about the Charolais breed and is excited about what the future holds for Charolais Cattle.

Newly elected President of the ICCS, Noel Mc Goldrick 

Mattie Kelly from Newbridge, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway will take over the role as Treasurer. Mattie runs the Cloughbrack Pedigree Charolais herd which he set up in 1993. He was elected to Council in 2018, having served as Chairman of the Galway Charolais Club for many years.

Newly elected Treasurer of the ICCS, Mattie Kelly 

Christy Comerford from Castlewarren, Co. kilkenny was re-elected as Vice President of the Society. Christy runs the well known Knockmahon pedigree and commercial Charolais herd. He was elected to Council in 2017 and has served as Vice President of the Society since March 2018.

Vice President of the ICCS, Christy Comerford 

Irish Bred Bull Rosanna Jupiter Sires Top Priced Bull In Carlisle

Caylers Napoleon, a son of the Irish bred, Rosanna Jupiter, sold for the top price of 12,000 gns at this week’s sale in Carlisle for the Barker family in Hertfordshire. Napoleon was also awarded the reserve supreme, reserve male and reserve intermediate champion on the day. The 17 month-old Napoleon who was knocked down at 12,000 gns in a two way share between John & Raymond Irvine, Ballindalloch, Aberdeenshire and Jim Muirhead, Arbroath, Angus. The Barker family also sold another son of Jupiter at 6,000 gns, Caylers Oscar. One of the sales younger lots, Oscar is a January 2018 born bull and was snapped up by Messrs Edmondson, Kirkby-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Rosanna Napoleon

A son of the home bred Rosanna Fameux, Jupiter was bred by Pat Stephens who runs a 30 cow Pedigree Charolais herd in County Carlow. Since his departure in 2015, Jupiter has brought wonderful success to the Caylers herd, breeding the Reserve Intermediate Champion in Carlisle and second top priced bull in Welshpool last year, as well as many other high priced bulls.